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Mechanic inspecting damaged car

Almost a third (32%) of car hirers are unaware that if they damage their hire car they must pay the first part of the claim; an excess of up to £2000*.

Man with empty pockets

Extensive research carried out by the team here at iCarhireinsurance has revealed that people who have hired cars this summer are on average £120 worse off.

Toy car driving over map of Europe

39% of Brits said they are nervous about driving on the wrong side of the road and encountering “crazy” locals.

Customer inspecting rental car

Paying for damage to a rental vehicle is an issue that is regularly brought to our attention by our customers.

Travelling Car

Global study shows USA is the cheapest place to hire a car whilst Portugal is the most expensive.

Notebook with car key and calculator

Easter holidaymakers need to watch the cost of the car hire extras as prices from rental companies can differ by hundreds of pounds, according to a study of five rental companies (Avis, Budget, Sixt, Europcar and Hertz) in five popular Easter break destinations (Tenerife, Nice, Barcelona, Milan and Larnaca) by, the leading provider of stand-alone car hire excess insurance.

Off airport rental

Skiers hiring a car this February half term could end up paying double, triple or four times more than they paid for the week's hire on buying extras at the rental desk.

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